Tag Archives: Mid-Atlantic Ridge

1957: Marie Tharp’s Legacy – Unveiling the Mysteries of the Seafloor

Marie Tharp's pioneering work in seafloor mapping provided critical insights into ocean topography and played a crucial role in developing plate tectonics theory

c. 140 Million BCE: Formation of the Atlantic Ocean – A Tectonic Tale

Explores the formation of the Atlantic Ocean as a result of Pangea's breakup, driven by lithospheric plate dynamics and massive volcanic eruptions, leading to the creation of the mid-Atlantic ridge and the largest mountain chain [...]